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Walnut and Birch Gun Stock

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Project by Kevin posted 10-21-2020 11:44 PM 767 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a stock I made for my Remington 700 7mm mag action and barrel. First stock I’ve made, pretty happy with the results. Made it with walnut and birch ply’s. I did most of the in-letting with hand tools. I glass bedded the action and finished with multiple coats of Birchwood Casey tru oil. I’ve put about 10 rounds through it so far, it shot pretty good and that’s before I glass bedded the action.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch





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MrWolfe

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#1 posted 10-21-2020 11:47 PM

Beautiful!
Jon

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#2 posted 10-22-2020 12:08 AM

Impressive, looks very nice. I like the two contrasting woods, and that glossy smooth finish.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 10-22-2020 12:32 AM

Thanks guys! I haven’t taken on a large project in quite awhile until this one. It was nice to spend some time in the woodshop again. Although I have been working with my oldest son on a project too. That is even more rewarding.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#4 posted 10-22-2020 03:09 AM

Nice looking stock. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Ryan

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#5 posted 10-22-2020 03:09 AM

From one gun enthusiast to the next, you did a fantastic job on this! Great work, I can’t wait to see this in person and try that bad boy out!

-- If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

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#6 posted 10-22-2020 03:37 AM

Beautiful looking stock. The wood contrasts really well making it stand out with the finish you use. Excellent job. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#7 posted 10-22-2020 03:58 AM

Damn that is beautiful!

-- Trent Tidmore, Grapevine, TX

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#8 posted 10-22-2020 10:43 AM

Very nice

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Kevin

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#9 posted 10-22-2020 11:11 AM

Thanks guys! Being my first one it was a little intimidating, but now that it’s finished I’d definitely make another. There are a few things I would do a little different, but I guess you have that with any project.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#10 posted 10-22-2020 02:53 PM

Intimidating for sure! I had though about doing something like that but was too “chicken” to even begin. I’ve seen how they make them in factories with pattern lathes and figured I’d need a tool like that, or fail.

Second thought was to buy both a walnut and birch manufactured stock, slice them up, then swap the bits 8^)

You did a great job on a difficult project!

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JCamp

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#11 posted 10-22-2020 03:39 PM

Beautiful project but it’s almost to pretty to use now

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#12 posted 10-22-2020 04:42 PM

You did a great job….

next time around you’ll have to get the checkering tools and have a go at that :^)

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#13 posted 10-22-2020 05:58 PM

beautiful stock,pretty damn good for your first.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#14 posted 10-22-2020 06:14 PM

gorgeous!!!!

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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#15 posted 10-22-2020 06:55 PM

Beautiful

-- Petey

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